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Beauty Diary by Jenn

Beauty Diary by Jenn

I moved back to Manila from the US years ago and since then it was quite an enriching journey.  This remains true when looking for properly labeled food and skin care. I initially had a hard time adjusting. My wellness path has been a learning experience and through the years, I have discovered so much about my health. My perspective had to go beyond working out, doing yoga and meditation. My lifestyle shifts continue to evolve especially when I had to quickly navigate hormonal conditions that affected my day to day. Fast forward to now and it is exciting for...

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Beauty Diary by Ally

Beauty Diary by Ally

Not gonna lie — i sometimes cringe when brands market themselves as an advocate of “clean” beauty. This concept definitely has merit but can be overly misused. See, my skin is hypersensitive — eczema-prone, irritated almost instantly upon contact, and dry. So i can be very discerning when using skin products. While i try to be mindful with my purchases for sake of sustainability, my skin just can’t tolerate some “natural” ingredients in certain formulations. Having said this, i think that when formulations are done right, clean products are game changers (hello Aēsop and Pixi!) — and so i took a...

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